WEEK 2 DISCUSSION.docx - Nurs 6512 Week 2 Discussion Case 1 Diversity and Health Assessments Cultural competency is significant in healthcare It is

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Nurs 6512 Week 2 Discussion Case 1 Diversity and Health Assessments Cultural competency is significant in healthcare. It is imperative that Nurse Practitioner must develop an awareness of the cultural background of their patients. Culturally competent healthcare providers can adapt to the unique needs of patients from various cultural backgrounds, developing a trusting relationship between the healthcare provider and the patient (Ball, Dains, Flynn, Solomon, & Stewart, 2015). The cultural factors associated with the case one of this week discussion, sensitive issues and targeted questions to ask patient will be discussed. Cultural Factors Associated While assessing this 86-year-old Asian male patient's cultural factors, there are worries with the general healthcare of this patients. The socioeconomic factor that is associated with this patient is that the patient lives with his daughter who is a single parent and depends on her for physical and financial assistance. The elderly patient is probably unfit to support the family both physically or financially, and it is indistinct if the daughter can assist the patient beyond his medical needs. In the Asian culture, it is believed that adult children take care of their elderly
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  • Summer '15
  • Health care provider, Asian culture

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